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State of emergency declared in British Columbia over growing wildfires

State of emergency declared in British Columbia over growing wildfires

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's public safety minister has declared a provincial state of emergency over the growing wildfire threat to prepare for potential mass evacuations and help secure accommodation that might be needed by evacuees.

CP NewsAlert: Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns to win NBA championship

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions. Milwaukee beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday to take the best-of-seven NBA Finals in six games. It is Milwaukee's first NBA championship since 1971.
B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains

B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says it will provide immediate funding to 21 First Nation communities to help with searches for human remains at former residential schools or hospitals.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:45 p.m. Yukon is reporting five new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active infections to 65. Acting chief medical health officer Dr.
Elizabeth May speaks out about 'rumours' swirling around Green party turmoil

Elizabeth May speaks out about 'rumours' swirling around Green party turmoil

OTTAWA — Former Green leader Elizabeth May is speaking out after months of near-silence on the internal strife engulfing the party she headed for 13 years.
Civil liberties group joins court challenge to end unfounded traffic stops in Quebec

Civil liberties group joins court challenge to end unfounded traffic stops in Quebec

MONTREAL — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association announced Tuesday it will join in a constitutional challenge in Quebec of police powers to carry out roadside checks without reasonable cause.
Two Montreal friends identified as dead and missing after Miami condo collapse

Two Montreal friends identified as dead and missing after Miami condo collapse

MONTREAL — Anastasia Gromova and Michelle Pazos thought a little Miami vacation would be the perfect chance to spend time together before Gromova left Montreal for an exciting opportunity abroad.
Feds looking into Muslim charities' concerns: PM

Feds looking into Muslim charities' concerns: PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is "extremely concerned" about recent reports that Muslim charities are being unfairly targeted for federal audits and sanctions.
Liberals, MPs urged not to unwind easing of tax rules on sale of family businesses

Liberals, MPs urged not to unwind easing of tax rules on sale of family businesses

OTTAWA — MPs on the House of Commons finance committee have heard a plea from the country's farmers that the government's plans to rewrite tax laws shouldn't make it difficult, again, to pass the family farm from parents to children.

Canadian Press NewsAlert: WestJet wraps talks with Ottawa, not seeking federal aid

CALGARY — WestJet says it is not seeking financial aid from the federal government after months of talks between Ottawa and the airline.